Meet Our Team
Laura Ferguson: Coordinator of Programs and Initiatives
Laura joined the Athletics Department in July 2019, and plays a key role in the execution and delivery of ActiveU. She graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University before heading down to Ohio State for graduate school, and is very excited to have joined the Thunderwolves Family. She is passionate about developing children's programs and wellness initiatives and looks to expand and create even more opportunities and programs for children in the near future. Laura is very excited to deliver a top-notch program to children in the community, allowing them to explore a variety of new activities and educational experiences.
Brittany - Brittany is our lead ActiveU staff. She has worked with ActiveU since Spring 2019, and worked with us during the summer for our day camps in addition to being a Birthday host. Brittany is currently in her second year of Concurrent Education with Natural Science. She is passionate about working with children and is excited to further her career in becoming a teacher one day. Her favorite games to play during events are dodgeball and octopus. Brittany also loves running and being active.
Daniel - Daniel is joining the ActiveU staff for his second summer in a row! He recently finished his 3rd year at Lakehead where he is studying Kinesiology. Daniel is very passionate about all different kinds of sports and activities, and is very excited to use that passion when working with kids. He is looking forward to graduating from Lakehead and using his skills and knowledge in his field of work. Dan has played soccer his whole life and loves anything that involves physical activity.
Sydney - Sydney has been an ActiveU staff member since spring 2021. She completed her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and has recently graduated from the education program at Lakehead University! Sydney hopes to be an elementary school teacher so she can share her love of learning. Sydney loves all sports, but she especially loves to watch and play basketball. She enjoys spending her free time hiking, camping, and spending time outside. Sydney can't wait to meet you!
Sophie - Sophie is a fourth year social work student originally from Belleville, Ontario. She has a background in the dramatic arts, loves soccer, basketball, swimming and hiking in nature here in Northern Ontario. She is looking forward to meeting campers and spending summer of 2022 getting active and spending time outdoors!
Ti - Ti just joined our ActiveU team at the start of winter semester! They have worked with us to facilitate electives, birthday parties, and our March Break camp. This summer, Ti will be joining us as an ActiveU camp counsellor! Ti is going into their second year at Lakehead this fall and will be pursuing Concurrent Education with a BA in gender studies. Ti is passionate about promoting healthy childhood learning and development through play, as they hope to work as a primary teacher after graduating. Their favorite game is soccer baseball and their favorite camp activity is arts and crafts.